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The coronavirus pandemic has been stressful for a lot of people. Why that stress may not end when the pandemic does. Plus, how close is the Southwest to being able to grow all the food it needs to feed its population? That and more on The Show.

Union Station in downtown Phoenix
Phoenix is the nation’s fifth-largest city but still doesn’t have Amtrak passenger train service. That has been the case since 1996. But a presentation Amtrak gave in September indicates its leaders want to expand transportation corridors across the country. And that could include Phoenix.
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The good and bad news for Arizona in the latest jobs report. Plus, a look at the state’s most competitive congressional election. That and more on The Show.

An early voting center in north Phoenix on Oct. 22, 2020.
Arizona voters are shattering records, with more than 1 million ballots already cast in Maricopa County. The deadline to request an early ballot by mail has passed, but you can still cast your vote early ahead of what is sure to be a long Election Day.
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President Trump was back in Arizona this week, trying to keep the state from turning blue next month. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on the week’s top Arizona stories. Plus, how are so-called superspreaders complicating the fight against COVID-19? That and more on The Show.

Roy and Paul in studio
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
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More and more students are going back to the classroom, even as the number of Covid cases increases in Arizona. Checking in with a Valley superintendent to see how the school year is going. Plus, why one author considers Jimmy Carter an underrated president and an overrated former president. That and more on The Show.

Angelina and David Beaudry
Halloween is going to be tough to navigate in a pandemic. Parents shared their creative ideas for an alternative celebration.
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Votes are now being counted in Arizona, in advance of Election Day. We'll look at who’s already voted and what that might tell us. Plus, what books written during the Trump era say about how the country thinks and feels about what's going on. That and more on The Show.

Signs for and against Proportion 207
Arizona Proposition 207 is asking voters to decide whether or not to legalize adult recreational marijuana. A similar proposal was defeated in 2016, but supporters of the initiative were not deterred. And now Arizonans have a chance to vote again.
The Case For And Against Prop 208, Invest In Ed
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